Chinese Herbal Medicine

Chinese Herbal MedicineChinese Herbal Medicine uses natural herbs to heal and bring balance and harmony to the body and mind. There are over 8000 herbs and many thousands of classical combinations in the herbal medicine Pharmacopoeia.

You may be prescribed herbal treatment, usually in the form of raw herbs, teas, pills or powders. At the Asanté Academy clinics, herbal medicine formulas are blended individually for patients as they watch. Herbal Medicine addresses the root of the problem and the body therefore requires time to be restored to balance and to heal. However, the treatments are usually long lasting with few or no side effects.

Herbal medicine can work on many different levels of the body, from the deep organs to the skin layer. It can be employed for use in the treatment of both acute and chronic health conditions.

Herbal treatments are often combined with other modalities of Chinese medicine, specifically including acupuncture and Tuina massage. Such treatments can offer a holistic natural alternative to pharmaceutical drugs.

Chinese Herbal Medicine FAQ’s

Chinese Herbal Medicine is mostly used by a TCM practitioner alongside acupuncture as part of an integrated treatment plan. Herbal treatments have been used for thousands of years, and in China they are used alongside modern medicine. Chinese Herbal treatments come in a variety of forms, and your TCM practitioner may dispense your prescription as pills,or as loose herbs to be made into a tea, or even as powders. Herbal treatments work naturally with almost no side effects.

Are Chinese Herbs safe?

Yes. All of Asante’s TCM practitioners are highly qualified and experienced. Adverse reactions to Chinese herbs are extremely rare and are negligible when compared to those commonly produced by pharmaceutical drugs.

What can Chinese Herbal medicine treat?

Chinese Herbal medicine can treat all forms of ill health. The results that can be expected and the length of treatment required depend on the severity of the disease, its duration and the general health of the patient. Some of the more common conditons Chinese Herbal medicine can treat are: skin disease; gynaecological complaints; respiratory conditions; allergies; immune system disorders; chronic pain; psychological problems; addictions; childrens diseases

How can I book a session?

If you would like to book a Chinese herbal treatment with us, please call 0207272 6888 / 020 8347 6677Alternatively you can email us at

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